maxxon15 maxxon15 - 1 year ago 79
PHP Question

Inserting created_at data with Laravel

I cannot seem to insert

data in the database table with Laravel.
I'm trying to get that data from a POST request and then trying to save it to the database.

I'm currently doing like this:

$create_dt = date("Y-m-d H:i:s A", strtotime($_POST['post_date']." ".$_POST['post_time']));
$name = $_POST['name'];

$post = new Post();
$post->name = $name;
$post->created_at = $create_dt;

But an error shows up saying

Uncaught exception 'InvalidArgumentException' with message in Carbon.php


Unexpected data found. Unexpected data found. Data missing in Carbon.php

How do I solve this? Do I have to set
in my Models to false? (I really don't wanna do that because I'm fine with how it automatically inserts the

Answer Source

In your User model, add the following line in the User class:

protected $timestamps = true;

Now, whenever you save or update a user, Laravel will automatically update the created_at and updated_at fields.

If you want to set the created at manually you should use the date format Y-m-d H:i:s. The problem is that the format you have used is not the same as Laravel uses for the created_at field.